What was it?
Did it create a unitary or federal state?
Was its purpose centralizing or decentralizing?
Why didn’t NF join confederation?
3 main reasons?
Nova Scotia wanted to separate
Honore de Mercier
How did the provinces assert themselves in their own sphere?
Manitoba schools question
Federal control over minority rights
Use lectures to decide what will be in the test; books minimal detail
“Canadianism” from the Orange Order
Quote from Ogle gowan: founder of first orange lodge in Canada
Homogenous Canadianwhere does it come from?
Sam Hughes; was in the Bohr war
Idea of a homogenous Canadian
Canadian minority; red river colony john schulz
Single type of Canadian as a majority
Prot. And cons. Writer 1901
“Out of the event, came an exhibition of united sentiment
Agnes Christina Laut
Books written? Compare her idea of Canada and empire with another womanauthor of the same period
SaraJeanette Duncan “The Imperialist”
Laut: Canada had an empire of its own.
Canadians were empire builders and their empire was in their own backyard
Laut, says in 1909 “Empire of the north” : “Instead of Canada being dependent on the
empire, the empire’s most farseeing statesmen were looking to Canada for the strength
of the British empire with a new empire of their own to develop, equal in size to the
whole of Europe, Canadian public men realize they have enough to do without taking a
hand in European affairs.”
Wants Canada to be isolationist, but ideas come from Imperialism (very akin to Bourassa